About this course
Play a role in the growth and development of future generations with this online Master of Teaching (Primary) course. Delivered by Swinburne Online, this postgraduate degree will delve into effective techniques to teach and inspire primary school students. Designed and taught by teachers, this course is industry recognised and will give you the confidence and skills to engage your students. You will learn to take an innovative and creative perspective of the curriculum, explore the pros and cons of teaching in a digital age, and be trained to take a holistic approach to your students’ education. Combining online study and professional in-school placements, you will be qualified to practice as a primary school teacher upon completion of this postgraduate degree.
To successfully complete this course you must undergo 80 days of practical placement, giving you the right mix of theory and practical experience.
To be eligible for this course, you must have a recognised undergraduate degree.
In this primary teaching course, the subjects you will study include:
- Supervised practicum A: literacy and numeracy 1
- Teaching the whole child
- Science and technology in the primary classroom
- Teaching the growing child
- Humanities, health and physical education in the primary classroom
- Research methods for teachers
- The creative teacher
- Teaching in the digital age
- Teaching in Australian schools
- Mathematics in the primary classroom
- Supervised practicum B: literacy and numeracy 2
- English in the primary classroom
- Professional internship: research project
- Supervised practicum C: diversity and inclusion
- Arts education
Why Swinburne Online?
With strong links to industry and a focus on practical skills, Swinburne gives students an edge in the competitive job market. Placing in the prestigious QS Graduate Employability Rankings, Swinburne shapes graduates who are confident and competent in meeting the challenges of a fast-changing world. Over 100 years, Swinburne has educated more than 150,000 graduates in areas ranging from science, technology and engineering through health, education and business to media, design and innovation. Swinburne Online has drawn on more than 20 years’ experience in the online tertiary education space to help over 9,600 students graduate with an industry-recognised qualification.
As a Swinburne Online student you’ll have access to a range of support options to help you get the most out of your learning. A dedicated team of Student Advisors are available seven days a week to answer your questions – academic, technical or administrative. You’ll also be assigned an eLearning advisor who will be your academic point of contact for the duration of your course.